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us: Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930


  • [William H. Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician, government official, lawyer, and judge. He served as the president of the United States from 1909 to 1913, and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • William Howard
  • Variants

    • us: Taft, Howard, 1857-1930
    • us: Taft, W. H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
    • us: Taft, William Howard, Pres. U.S., 1857-1930
    • us: Taft, Wm. H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1857-09-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1930-03-08
    • Birth Place

        Cincinnati (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        Philippines
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        President of the United States
          United States Supreme Court justice
            Politician
              Judge
                Lawyer
                  Government official
              • Related Terms

                • us: Philippines. Governor (1901-1904 : Taft)
                • us: United States. President (1909-1913 : Taft)
              • Earlier Established Forms

                  Taft, William Howard, Pres. U.S., 1857-1930Taft, William Howard,Pres. U.S.,1857-1930
              • Sources

                • found: Opportunities in the colonies & Cuba, 1902.
                • found: OCLC, July 1, 2002 (hdgs.: Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930; Taft, William Howard, 1857- ; Taft, William Howard; usage: William H. Taft; William Howard Taft; Tafuto; Wm. H. Taft; W.H. Taft; Howard Taft)
                • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 8, 2010 (William Howard Taft; lawyer, judge, politician; president of the United States, 1909-1913; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1921-1930; governor-general of the Philippines, 1901-1903; Secretary of War, 1904-1908; b. Sept. 15, 1857 near Cincinnati, Ohio; d. Mar. 8, 1930)
                • found: Ancestry.com, viewed Dec. 8, 2010 (William Howard Taft; d. in Washington, D.C.)
              • General Notes

                • [William H. Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician, government official, lawyer, and judge. He served as the president of the United States from 1909 to 1913, and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.]
              • Change Notes

                • 1979-04-16: new
                • 2015-12-30: revised
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